Focus (Or the Art of Never Coming Back Again)

We often forget the importance of focus in life. Not some stupid concept around keeping focus while reading, writing or the sundry work-life applications that every self-help author touts, but real focus. We can consolidate our eyes and minds to a singular thing or task with little effort, if we apply ourselves just a bit….

Somehow, Sometime, Someday

As the Light fades inside our hearts and the sky goes black with eternal slumber, I’ll think of you and take my number, my ticket toward the fateful plane, and wait.   My eyes go gray, I cannot see, I cannot hear, I cannot taste, but for you, my Love, so haste! I cannot bear this…

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Life moves apace. Perhaps not at the speed or consistency that we wish, but it moves nonetheless. I’ve been looking at the dates in my journal with chagrin as the once-daily writings have stretched to once or twice monthly. It’s, simply put, not ideal. Understandable, and honestly not a big deal, but something that annoys…

A General Malaise

It’s been a minute since I’ve written something. Still not sure I even have anything to say. Whether it’s the brutal summer heat (by Colorado standards) or the poor sleep, it just feels like the world is at a standstill right now. Everything has paused, and I can’t find the play button. Who knows, go…

Realization of Focus

Sometimes everything just falls into place, you know? On an early Saturday morning, with the sun shining and a record on the turntable, I’m a new man. All the stress of the week is gone and I can finally get to things that matter to me. Now, sometimes this might manifest as a morning session…

In Wonder, We Continue

The smell of burnt bacon, smoke filling the apartment, an egg in the pan, coffee dripping into the pot. A standard Saturday morning in my old apartment. Stuff that I can’t enjoy as much now that I don’t live alone. I can’t say I mind the smoky haze from burning something on the stove (as…